Posts by Greg Deffenbaugh

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Secure IoT Deployments with Avaya SDN Fx™ Architecture Solutions

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 25, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • Let’s look at how to deploy the IoT in a safe and sane manner—a top-of-mind business challenge. Before diving into the technology, let’s remember why…
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A Business-First Approach to Digital Transformation

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 20, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes to read
  • In part I of this series, we explored the definitions of Digital Transformation, IoT, and Smart Enterprise. Digital transformation goes beyond normal organizational evolution. It…
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Digital Transformation, the IoT, and the Smart Enterprise

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • April 12, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 4 minutes to read
  • I was given the title “Smart Enterprise” for a presentation at #AvayaEngage 2017. The presentation abstract mentioned Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT),…
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Data Protection Part 3: Where Does Encryption fit into Data Protection?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • January 4, 2017 | Estimated reading time: 10 minutes to read
  • I’ve mentioned that the SNIA SDC Conference provided the catalyst for writing this blog series on data protection. (See part 1 and part 2.) While…
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Data Protection Part 2: What About Unauthorized Data Access?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 16, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 7 minutes to read
  • In part 1, we explored the physical loss of data, meaning the data is no longer available for access (intelligently) by anyone. There’s another, perhaps…
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Data Protection Part 1: What Does it Mean to Lose Data?

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 12, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • I recently attended the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Developer Conference (SDC). It was very much a going-home event. I hadn’t thought about locks…
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Avaya Demos Wireless Location Based Services at Avaya ENGAGESM Dubai

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • December 9, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 5 minutes to read
  • Wireless Location Based Services (WLBS) are usually discussed in the areas of customer or guest engagement. However, there are also valuable use cases in the…
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Time for a New Network Engine: Start Running on a Software-Defined Network

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • November 3, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • I grew up on a wheat farm in the 70s. I spent much of my teens and early 20s working on farm machinery, before starting…
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How Wi-Fi Location-Based Services Can Step Up Your Public Safety Game

  • Greg Deffenbaugh
  • October 27, 2016 | Estimated reading time: 6 minutes to read
  • My first job out of college was working on Sonar Systems for the U.S. Navy. Modern sonar systems passively listen in the ocean to identify…